Sep 4, 2010 6:30pm EDT
ker the leader at -- snedeker is at 12 under. >>> stephen strasburg is out of the hospital after surgery on his elbow friday. nats gm said it was successful and strasburg came through it with flying colors. he will be out. 12 to 18 months. of course tonight at 11:00 we will have the full list of 22 down to 53 players. >> okay. all right. >>> your family is visiting from st. louis? >> yeah. >> going to take them out to dinner and spend big movie. what kind of weather are they going to have? >> that makes this one good. on his wallet. clear skies, very nice. light wind. we're really looking at a nice evening. it will get a little chilly by morning. in fact, low 50s in some areas. upper 40s in the suburbs. >> okay. high of 81 tomorrow. >> thanks a lot. >> thank you for watching. we will see you back here at 11:00. bye. the following is a paid advertisement for time life's music collection.
Sep 24, 2010 5:30pm PDT
, thanks so much for that report. in other news, congress provides plenty of material for stephen colbert. today he returned the favor testifying before a house subcommittee in character as a faux commentator. not the strangest thing that's ever happened on capitol hill, but close. congressional correspondent nancy cordes was there. >> reporter: with stephen colbert at the witness table, this congressional hearing felt more like open mic night. >> i certainly hope that my star power can bump this hearing all the way up to c-span 1. >> reporter: the fake conservative t.v. host was invited to testify about the plight of migrant farm workers after he accepted a challenge on his show. >> i'll do it. >> reporter: to spend a day packing corn or picking beans. >> are there any beans in the shade? when you're picking beans you have to spend all day bending over, it turns out-- and i did not know this-- most soil is at ground level. if we can put a man on the moon, why can't we make the earth waist high? >> does one day in the field make you an expert witness? >> i believe one day of me studying a
Sep 28, 2010 7:00pm EDT
? >> we're a nation of religious illiterates. >> reporter: stephen prothero is a professor of religion at boston university. >> we have a lot of people who love jesus but don't know much about him. we have a lot of people who believe and hope that the bible is the word of god but they don't really bother to read it. >> reporter: and it shows. on average, americans correctly answered 16 of 32 religious knowledge survey questions. >> the three groups that come out on top in this survey are atheists and agnostics, jews along with mormons. >> reporter: at the bottom? >> mainline protestants, catholics and those who describe their religion as just nothing in particular. >> reporter: here's some of the results from the survey. when asked the dalai lama's religion... >> hindu? >> i'm going to say hindu. >> sort sort of middle eastern religion. >> reporter: fewer than half of americans correctly answered that he is... >> buddhist. >> reporter: name of the first book of the bible. >> i don't know. >> reporter: more than a third of americans don't know genesis is the first book of the bible. here's
Sep 17, 2010 7:00pm EDT
, now not to be outdone comedy central stars jon stewart and stephen colbert have announced dueling political rallies near the washington monument the weekend before election day. >> a million moderate march! where we take to the streets to send a message to our leaders and our national media that says we are here! we're only here, though, until 6:00 because we have a sitter! >> couric: stewart calls his event "the rally to restore sanity." colbert's is called "the march to keep fear alive." now back in the '70s there were 19 soap operas on t.v. come monday, there will be just six. >> and now for the next 30 minutes, "as the world turns." >> couric: the first half hour soap began on cbs in 1956 with actress helen wagner saying "good morning, dear." today after 18,558 episodes, "as the world turns" ended its amazing run. >> good night. >> couric: wagner, by the way, earned a place in the guinness record book for playing the same character for 54 years. man, it would be a lot easier if we didn't have to weigh 'em all. if those boxes are under 70 lbs. you don't have to weigh 'em. with